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Related to ringdoves: Barbary Dove
ring·doveor ring dove (rĭng′dŭv′)
1. A domestic pigeon (Streptopelia risoria) having black markings that form a half circle on the neck. Also called ringed turtle dove, ringneck dove.
2. See wood pigeon.
1. (Animals) another name for wood pigeon
2. (Animals) an Old World turtledove, Streptopelia risoria, having a greyish plumage with a black band around the neck
or ring′ dove`,
1. Also called ringed′ tur′tle dove`.a small domestic dove, Streptopelia risoria, having a black half ring around the nape of the neck.
2. wood pigeon.
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|Noun||1.||ringdove - greyish Old World turtledove with a black band around the neck; often caged|
turtledove - any of several Old World wild doves
|2.||ringdove - Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck|
pigeon - wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs